New Zealand Climate Update 214 - April 2017

What happened in March, how our climate outlook for the previous three months turned out, global and local sea temperatures, and our outlook for April to June.

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Current climate: March 2017

March 2017 was characterised by higher than normal atmospheric pressure over and to the south and west of the South Island, and to the northeast of the North Island, combined with lower than normal pressure to the northwest of New Zealand and far to the southeast of the country.